President of Uzbekistan arrived in Turkmenistan13.12.2009 18:53
ASHKHABAT, 13 December - IP "TURKMENinform". This morning President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov arrived in Ashkhabad with a two-day official visit on an invitation from Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov. The main goal of the visit is taking part in ceremony of launching the transnational main gas pipeline Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China together with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese President Hu Jintao to be held on Monday, December 14, in Lebap velayat of Turkmenistan.
In addition, leaders of the two countries will discuss expanding Uzbek-Turkmen cooperation and urgent problems of regional and international nature representing mutual interest.
After the talks Presidents will sign a number of bilateral documents aimed at deepening interaction between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in various fields and resolving the problem of interstatal migration and boundary regime.